DOCKET NUMBER: ART 11773-K & ART 11774-K
                                 STATE OF NEW YORK
                           OFFICE OF RENT ADMINISTRATION
                                    GERTZ PLAZA
                              92-31 UNION HALL STREET
                              JAMAICA, NEW YORK 11433

     APPEAL OF                              DOCKET NO.: ART 11773-K
                                         :              ART 11774-K
                                            DISTRICT RENT ADMINISTRATOR'S
                                            DOCKET NO.: KS 000224-OM
     EMILIE CREA           PETITIONER    :              KS 000582-OM


     On July 14, 1986, the above named petitioner tenant  filed  petitions  for
     Administrative Review against an orders issued on June 10,  1986,  by  the
     Administrator at Gertz Plaza, Jamaica, New York,  concerning  the  housing
     accommodations known as 2064 Cropsey Avenue Brooklyn, New York,  Apartment
     6G, wherein the Administrator authorized the increase of 6.48%  and  5.34%
     predicated upon the installation of major capital  improvement  authorized
     statutory 6% yearly limitation that the cumulative MCI rent increases were 
     excessive and that as there no authorization clause in the tenant's lease, 
     the owner was not entitled to raise the tenant's  rent  for  revising  and

     After careful consideration the Commissioner is of the  opinion  that  the
     petition should be terminated as moot.

     Division  records  establish  accords  that  on  November  17,  1986   the
     Commissioner issued an order determining the Administrative appeals  filed
     by various tenants appealing Administrator's orders under  Docket  Numbers
     KS 000224-OM and KS 0000589-OM.
     Therein the commissioner determined that the owner had complied  with  the
     requirements of the  law  and  obtained  all  the  necessary  governmental
     approvals.  The order stated that the adequate rewiring  of  the  building
     and the installation of the new replacement windows on  a  complex-  basis
     constituted  major  capital  improvements  as  contemplated  by  the  Rent
     Stabilization Law a Code and that rent increase were  warranted  for  such

     Concerning the tenant's claim that was  provided  notice  of  the  owner's
     application, the  Commissioner  stated  that  the  Administrator's  orders
     proceeded  a  violation  that  unless  the  tenant's  then  current  lease
     contained an authorization for the earlier collection  specific  MCI  rent
     increases said increases were not collectible with the expiration  of  the
     lease term.  The Commissioner also noticed that the collectibility of  MCI
     rent increase during the Administrator's orders but constituted a separate 
     matter for resolution. 

     Concerning the 6% annual limitation for the e collection of permanent  and
     temporary increase, the Commissioner remanded the proceedings to the 

     Administrator for  consolidate  with  the  Docket  No.  KS  000582-OM  and
     recondition of the collectibility of the  allowable  increase  subject  to

          DOCKET NUMBER: ART 11773-K & ART 11774-K
     the 6% statutory limitation.

     On  remand,  in  an  order  under  DRO  Docket  No.  AK   210018-RP,   the
     Administrator in pertinent let stand the rent increases under  DRO  Docket
     No. KS 000582-OM as follows.

                              Permanent Rent Increase

     Year      Date of Effectuation      Percentage      Per Apt. per mo.
     1            May 1, 1986              6.00
     2            May 1, 1987               .48 of 1%

              Temporary Rent Increase to Terminate on April 30, 1987

     Year     Date of Effectuation      Percentage      Per apt., per mo.
      1          May 1, 1986              4.32           for 12 months

     To limit the collection of total MCI increase  to  no  more  than  the  6%
     statutory limitation is only one year, the  Administrator  recomputed  the
     MCI rent increase granted under DRO Docket No. KS  000224-OM  taking  into
     consideration, the permanent and retroactive amounts under DRO Docket  No.
     KS 000582-Om, as follows:

                              Permanent Rent Increase

     Year      Date of Effectuation      Percentage      (Per Apt., Per Mon)
      1           May 1, 1987             5.34             "    "    "   "

                  Temporary Rent Increase to Terminate on 4/30/89

     Year      Date of Effectuation      Percentage      (Per Apt., Per Mon.)
      1           January 1, 1987         1.68             for 04 Months
      2           May 1, 1987             6.00             for 12 Months
      3           May 1, 1987              .12             for 12 Months

     The owner is advised to conform the collection of MCI  rent  increase  for
     the subject tenant to comply with this  above  notice  limitation  if  not
     already done so, and is cautioned failure  to  do  so  may  result  in  an
     overcharge determination.

     With regard to the claim that the Administrator's specify the date of  the
     rent roll submitted to the Administrator precluded accurate computation of 
     the dollar amount of the rent increase, the Commissioner notes  that  item
     (of  page  3  of  the  Administrator's  order  Docket  No.  KS   000582-OM
     specifically notes that the Administrator utilized the annual gross  rents
     on May 5, 1985 to compute this rental.

     THEREFORE, in accordance with the Rent Stabilization  Law  and  Code,  the
     Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 and Chapter 403 of the Laws of 198 
     as amended by chapter 102 of the Laws of 1984.

     ORDERED, that these petitions be and the same hereby is amended as moot as 
     provided above.

          DOCKET NUMBER: ART 11773-K & ART 11774-K

                                     ELLIOT SANDER
                                     Deputy Commissioner


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